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Mehoopany Township
Scenery of Mehoopany Township, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania.jpg
Fields in Mehoopany Township
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Wyoming
Elevation 1,447 ft (441 m)
Area 17.9 sq mi (46.4 km²)
 - land 17.2 sq mi (45 km²)
 - water 0.7 sq mi (2 km²), 3.91%
Population 892 (2010)
Density 51.9 /sq mi (20 /km²)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP Code 18629, 18657
Area code 570

Mehoopany Township is a township in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 892 at the 2010 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 17.9 square miles (46.3 km²), of which, 17.2 square miles (44.4 km²) of it is land and 0.7 square miles (1.8 km²) of it (3.91%) is water.


As of the census of 2010, there were 892 people, 335 households, and 252 families residing in the township. The population density was 51.9 people per square mile (20/km²). There were 406 housing units at an average density of 23.7/sq mi (9.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.4% White, 1% African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.2% some other race, and 1.3% from two or more races.

There were 335 households out of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.1% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.8% were non-families. 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the township the population was spread out with 24.8% under the age of 18, 61.2% from 18 to 64, and 14% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years.

The median income for a household in the township was $47,778, and the median income for a family was $54,750. Males had a median income of $37,000 versus $33,611 for females. The per capita income for the township was $21,962. About 10.2% of families and 15.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.9% of those under age 18 and 2.1% of those age 65 or over.

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